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Student Experience, Bhavna Uttamchandani, MBA 2015-17 Batch

My rendezvous with Life - MBA Diary
Most of us have read the timeless poem “I have a rendezvous with death”  - by Alan Seeger; “It may be he shall take my hand   And lead me into his dark land   And close my eyes and quench my breath—   It may be I shall pass him still. I have a rendezvous with Death” The beginning of the unforgettable MBA journey of my life had me with the feelings as depicted beautifully in the above stanza. Venturing into an unexplored journey with unknown fellows had taken my breathe but what attracted me more was the promise to explore and challenge my own limits. I was more than ready to quit my job and start this journey and finally it all started in 2015… From business formal photo-shoots to restless nights to complete the tasks given by the seniors welcomed us to the IIT journey. Neck to neck deadline tasks, the gatherings, the discussions all of these activities introduced me with people from length and breadth of the country. Badminton, Squash, lush green playgr…

Student Experience, Utkarsh Maurya MBA 2015-17 Batch

The word MBA resonates most often with academics and projects. But for me the two years into MBA were also endowed with activities, competitions, new learning, memories and a lifetime experience.
Even before we took a plunge into academics of the first semester, the committee formation process awaited us. I was selected as a member of the junior committee for IIT Kanpur MBA magazine-Avant Garde. Just 2 months into studies, I was selected in the IIT Kanpur Air Rifle Shooting team. This was my first tryst with shooting and it indeed turned out to be a beautiful one. I won 3 medals at district level- 2 bronze medals in men individual category and 1 silver medal in men team category over the 2 years of my MBA life. I was also the runner-up in the inter-hostel Sports Competition in this sport.
Juggling between sports and academics was not an easy task. The rigorous lectures, case studies and the project deadlines are just the academic part of your routine life. Then there are various quizz…